Career Opportunities

City of Toronto

Fire Technician

  • Job ID: 19052
  • Job Category: Operations & Maintenance
  • Division & Section: Corporate Real Estate Management, FM Fire & Life Safety Program Office
  • Work Location: 149 River Street or 150 Disco Road or 1050 Ellsemere
  • Job Type & Duration: Full-time, Permanent
  • Hourly Rate and Wage Grade: $39.52 - $43.28, TF5092, Wage Grade 11 - (Preliminary)
  • Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 35 Hours Per Week
  • Affiliation: L79 Full-time
  • Qualified List: Eligibility List will be established. For applicability and duration, see below.
  • Number of Positions Open: 7
  • Posting Period: 01-Oct-2021 to 18-Oct-2021

To perform daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and semi-annual inspection, testing and maintenance on fire alarm systems, other fire and life safety equipment and infrastructure as required by the Ontario Fire Code. To identify and report deficiencies and code violations noted during inspection, testing and maintenance activities. To conduct repairs, alterations and component replacement of fire alarm systems, fire sprinkler systems, standpipes, clean agent systems and other fixed fire protection systems.

Major Responsibilities:

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  1. Post-secondary education in Fire Protection Engineering Technology or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Must be registered as a Technician with the Canadian Fire Alarm Association (CFAA).
  3. Experience conducting inspection, testing and maintenance on fire and life safety systems including fire alarm (convention and addressable), fire sprinkler systems (all types),
  4. Experience with industrial, commercial, residential building construction and building mechanical and electrical systems.
  5. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Fire Inspection software (e.g. Building Reports Canada) and work order systems.
  6. Must possess a valid Province of Ontario Class G Driver's license and the ability to obtain and maintain a City Operators Permit.
You must also have:

Note: All City of Toronto employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the City's Mandatory Vaccination Policy.

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